By (Elliott Propes)

Play sheets were raised in the air as scout teams ran against certain Alabama defensive and offensive units.

The defensive backs were working against scout team players who imitated Western Kentucky wide receivers Taywan Taylor, Lucky Jackson, Nacarius Fant and tight end Shaquille Johnson, while the offensive line worked against a scout team defensive front seven.

Jake Long impersonated WKU defensive tackle Evan Sayner. Daniel Powell impersonated WKU outside linebacker Der’Quione. Derrick Gore impersonated WKU free safety Jason Johnson.

Other Alabama players were practicing as WKU defensive ends Nick Dawson-Brents, Tanner Reeves, outside linebacker Drew Davis.

Additional Practice Notes:

Ryan Anderson, Tim Williams and other outside linebackers ran bursts with rubber bands around their waist.

The Alabama defensive linemen, such as Raekwon Davis and Da’Ron Payne, running through drills.

— Terrin Waack (@terrinvictoria) September 7, 2016 The running backs, such as Damien Harris and Bo Scarbrough, did footwork drills under the shoot.Jalen Hurts, Blake Barnett, Cooper Bateman and the rest of the quarterbacks were seen throwing roll-out passes.

WAAAY over there, true freshman QB Jalen Hurts completes a deep pass to WR ArDarius Stewart.

— Terrin Waack (@terrinvictoria) September 7, 2016 O.J. Howard led the tight ends running a drill where they’d chip the blocker before catching a pass.

The second tight end running through the drill is Miller Forristall. He started against USC as a true freshman.

— Terrin Waack (@terrinvictoria) September 7, 2016 A Baltimore Ravens scout was also seen at the practice. …read more

Source:: The Crimson White Sports